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Yela Valley Ka Forest

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Beautiful ancient forest

This is the last Ka Forest in the world. I would highly recommend this to anyone who is going to... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Sorcha V
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Akron, Ohio
Interesting Tour and Scenery

The Ka forest is home to the Ka tree, which is a very interesting and gigantic hollow tree used by... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2017
Alex D
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Marshall Islands
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10 Aug 2018
“Beautiful ancient forest”
5 Jan 2017
“Interesting Tour and Scenery”
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

This is the last Ka Forest in the world. I would highly recommend this to anyone who is going to Kosrae. I think the price was 20 or 25 USD each.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sorcha V
Reviewed January 5, 2017

The Ka forest is home to the Ka tree, which is a very interesting and gigantic hollow tree used by the natives to make canoes and for communication across the forest. The tour was nice and quiet, and the boat rides through the mangroves were...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Alex D
Reviewed October 21, 2016

I had a really great tour. The Director of the Forest Organization actually took me on a private tour. He was very knowledgeable about both the forest and Kosrae ecological history, as well as being a medical doctor!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank ljl7878
Reviewed October 18, 2016

This was an amazing experience. No where else can you see these beautiful Ka trees. Thank you Tholman for a wonderful tour.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Sirena670
Reviewed October 10, 2016

we went with a couple of guys who knew less than us.... choose carefully. Google the Nature Conservancy article from 2015 and go with the guides recommended. We ended up at the wrong end of the tide and wallowing in wet mud and having to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Annadventurer
Reviewed July 19, 2016

It was a hike through the rainforest and we were amazed at how clean it all was. So beautiful and prestine. Kulomalalap Selik.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Cora L
Reviewed January 11, 2016

Access is limited by tides being high enough to allow the boats passage up and down from the main cluster of the trees. We left the dock by the airport very early in the morning, and still felt like we had to rush the tour...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Raroliving
Reviewed January 1, 2016

In March 2014 a unique land protection arrangement safeguarded this 78 acres of forested wetland in the Yela Valley on Kosrae. It is hoped to be the first aimed at preserving the entire 1,400-acre valley encompassing the largest stand of Terminalia carolinensis (“ka”) trees in...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Sue W
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